Aromatherapy Treatment for Pre-Menstrual Symptoms
Essential oils can be helpful in reducing fluid retention this in most effectively done by using them with lymphatic drainage massage so do see a professional aromatherapies if this is a major part of your symptoms. Using oils such as "Geranium, Grapefruit Juniper or Rosemary in the bath and also doing skin brushing frequently stroking you limbs up from the extremities towards the heart are good methods of self-help.
Herbalism Treatment for Pre-Menstrual Symptoms
Probably the most valuable herb for disturbances of the second half of the menstrual cycle is Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus cactus). The berries are used and they help to normalize.
Common PMS Symptoms
Symptoms include mood changes with irritability and / or weepiness, headaches and sometime. Migraines fluid retention tender breasts and keep aching in the low abdomen or thighs before and at the start of the period. This half of the cycle can also be when creativity and energy including sexual energy can be higher so do not automatically assume that the prepared phase has to be awful hormone function particularly in lifting progesterone levels-lowered Progesterone is most often the trigger for the symptoms. They can be obtained in tablet form. In very large amounts Chaste Tree can give an irritating sensation under the skin, if this occurs simply stop taking it. Herbs which have diuretic effects may be useful in giving some relief try infusion of either Cleaves (Glaium aparine) or Cough Grass (Agropyron repens)- yes this scourge of gardener does have important medicinal properties. Two other helpful herbs are Chamomile recutita) both as diuretic and gentle relaxant, and Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) which eases the emotional.
Homeopathy Treatment for Pre-Menstrual Symptoms
Some possible remedies are. Calccarb: for over weight people who feel the cold easily if only during this phase and have clammy hands and feet may all do experience tensions and low abdominal pains; Calcphos: for cold but drier extremities pains and cramping with pre-menstrual bloating. Women for whom either of the above remedies is suited will probably get relief from pre-menstrual discomfort by taking a warm bath or using a hot- water bottle. Lycopodium: this may be appropriate when there is good deal of pre-period irritability and tension which quickly ease when the period starts. Abdominal.
Stress And PMS
It can be easy to label all physical and emotional upsets as PMS (men tend to this very often causes of problem. Try to keep a check on whether symptoms definitely occur in monthly cycles. A good way of doing this is to keep a diary to keep a record of mood swings and general discomfort. Tension and irritability can be due to over stress, or genuine relationship problems, which need to be sorted out. Trying to relax can also help if in a stressful.
Naturopathy Treatment for Pre-Menstrual Symptoms
Both diet and exercise can help tremendously in minimizing pr-menstrual problems. Cut down on alcohol and coffee during this part of the cycle at least as they both affect fluid balance and drink plenty of water encourage kidney. Function. There has been a lot of evidence that Vitamin B6 can reduce symptoms: this probably best taken as a supplement (up to50 mg.) as part of a whole Vitamin B complex may be with the addition of magnesium (200mg.). Evening Primrose oil has already been discussed earlier for both this and Vitamin B6 it may be easier to take half the suggested doses throughout the whole of the month. Regular exercise such as walking cycling, swimming and running can help reduce the pelvic congestion that may accompany PMS similarly, splashing hot and cold water around the lower abdomen regularly will improve circulation.
Never mix herbal remedies with homeopathic ones. You should always keep to swapping between the two. Do not increase the dosages suggested here - herbs and plants are very powerful and can produce adverse effects if used without due care and attention. If in any doubt consult professional advice.